Intel researchers are using electric-field sensors to build pre-touch technology into robots to help them size up objects and people they encounter.
Optical-imaging studies may provide clues into mechanisms of brain disease in humans.
A unique printing method could lead to precise nanofabrication.
A new magnetic-cooling system could lead to more-energy-efficient refrigerators.
An experimental tool could help illuminate Parkinson's disease.
Technologies being developed to make massive multiplayer games handle more people could be beneficial to the financial industry.
To gain a better understanding of ice-sheet disintegration, Kansas researchers are building an unmanned plane with cutting-edge radar for better mapping.
This year's Lunar Lander Challenge could provide the innovative approach that makes space tourism a reality.